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Team Guidelines & Policies

Guidelines & Policies

How to deal with a Safe Sport Concern: 

Contact USA Swimming: 

Phone Number: (719) 866-4578; Website link: Deal with a Safe Sport Concern 

Contact US Center for Safe Sport: 

Phone Number: (720) 524-5640; Online Reporting Form; More Information can be found HERE

Contact NTA Safe Sport Coordinator: 

(Coach) Greg Hartman; [email protected] 

(Board Member) Nancy Shumacher; [email protected]

 

USA SWIMMING SAFE SPORT DOCUMENTS:

Safe Sport Best Practice Guidelines

Preventing False Allegations

USA Swimming Code of Conduct

 

NTA SAFE SPORT DOCUMENTS:

MINOR ATHLETE ABUSE PREVENTION POLICY:

Introduced in 2019, USA Swimming member clubs and LSCs are now required to implement the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy in full. The Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy must be reviewed and agreed to in writing by all athletes, parents, coaches and other non-athlete members of member clubs on an annual basis with such written agreement to be retained by the club.  

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy 

THIS POLICY APPLIES TO:

  • All USA Swimming non-athlete members and adult athlete members;
  • Participating non-members (e.g., meet marshals, meet computer operators, timers, etc.);
  • LSC and club adult staff and board members; and
  • Any other adult authorized to have regular contact with or authority over minor athletes. Collectively “Applicable Adult(s)”

Acknowledgment and agreement to this policy is now part of our annual registration process. Thank you for your commitment to protecting those in your care.

NTA CODE OF CONDUCT 

Athletes

Parents

Coaches

NTA ACTION PLAN TO PREVENT BULLYING 

Bullying Policy

NTA GRIEVANCE POLICY

Grievance Policy

NTA PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY AND CONSENT FORMS

Photography Policy and Consent Forms (Also Available w/in Registration)

 

MINOR ATHLETE ABUSE PREVENTION POLICY

(MAAPP) EDUCATION DOCUMENTS:

Applicable Adults

One on One Interactions

Social Media and Electronic Communications

Travel 

Locker Rooms and Changing Areas

Massages, Rubdowns, and Other Athletic Training Modalities

Athlete Protection Training for Adult Athletes (Ages 18+)

Non-USA Swimming Activities

 

(MAAPP) CONSENT FORMS:

NTA Written Permission (Licensed Massage Therapist)

NTA Written Permission (Adult Athlete Lodging w/Minor Athlete)

NTA Written Permission (Local Travel)

NTA Written Permission (Travel to Competition)